Owego-Apalachin CSD

Owego Girls Volleyball Team Wins State Championship

The Owego Free Academy Girl’s volleyball team has WON the Class B state championship in Glens Falls. Owego defeated Hudson Falls in straight sets: 27-25, 25-22, and 25-19. This is the third OFA Girls Volleyball state championship in the last five years. Grace Thomas and McKenzie Hart were named to the All Tournament Team. Brinn…

Owego-Apalachin To Offer Competitive Swimming Program

Owego Apalachin varsity swimming coach Jason Westervelt and his coaching staff will be offering competitive swimming instruction to all Owego Apalachin Central School District students. Enrollment is free; students must have some swimming knowledge and possess the ability to float on their front and back. The program will run from November 27th through June 15th.…

Owego Elementary has Fire Safety Demonstration

Students from Owego Elementary School got a chance to see a fire safety demonstration Friday.A demonstration was put on Friday afternoon by Campville Fire Captain Lee Dunham, to show why it’s important to keep doors in your home closed at night in case of a fire. Dunham used a fog machine and a small home…

Superintendent’s Conference Set for AO Schools

Owego-Apalachin schools will have early dismissal today. Owego Free Academy and Owego-Apalachin Middle School will dismiss at 10:55AM. Apalachin Elementary and Owego Elementary will dismiss at noon. There is no school on Friday for a Superintendent’s conference. There is no school on Monday for Columbus Day.

OA Teachers Ranked Among Best in State

The Owego-Apalachin Central School District’s teachers are ranked 22nd-best in Upstate New York. OA’s teachers were the only Broome-Tioga BOCES region teachers to receive a mention in the Top 25. Every school district in the United States was graded for this report, based on the quality of their teaching staff, to create nationwide rankings of…

Owego-Apalachin School District Assisting Flooded Texas School

The Hardin-Jefferson school district in Sour Lake, Texas, was ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and suffered flood damage much like Owego Elementary in 2011. It turns out that a teacher at Hardin-Jefferson graduated from Owego Free Academy in 1998. Cheryl Edwards King also worked in Owego as a Head Start teacher. She was in the Owego…

Relay for Life Today at OFA

Relay for Life of Tioga County is today at Owego Free Academy, starting with the opening ceremony at noon. The celebratory Survivors Lap is 12:15pm this aftermoon. After dark, the Luminaria Ceremony is scheduled for 9pm. Relay for Life is a fundraising and awareness event for the American Cancer Society. Relay of Life for Tompkins…

Two Owego Teachers Heading to India in Exchange Program

Two Owego teachers are taking their teaching methods across the world. High school English teacher Judy Hawkins and fifth grade teacher Ann Harris will be traveling to India. The two will teach at four schools over a period of 2 1/2 weeks. It was a cultural exchange idea that surfaced after a Mumbai teacher visited…